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• Johnson doesn't know who will replace Zimmermann on the National League roster in Tuesday's All-Star Game. Zimmermann will not pitch because of neck issues. Johnson believes a decision would have to be made sometime on Saturday. Johnson already recommended three of his pitchers -- Strasburg, Gonzalez or Rafael Soriano -- to replace Zimmermann in the Midsummer Classic.

"It would be fine with me if no one is taken," Johnson said.

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• Johnson doesn't know who will replace Zimmermann on the National League roster in Tuesday's All-Star Game. Zimmermann will not pitch because of neck issues. Johnson believes a decision would have to be made sometime on Saturday. Johnson already recommended three of his pitchers -- Strasburg, Gonzalez or Rafael Soriano -- to replace Zimmermann in the Midsummer Classic.

"It would be fine with me if no one is taken," Johnson said.

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Johnson will be one of NL manager Bruce Bochy's coaches during the All-Star Game.

Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the time. He also could be found on Twitter @WashingNats.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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